Encounter is a classic-style adventure with text only. Your task is to find a young girl kidnapped by thugs, and as the short instructions suggest, 'everything you need is here, but you may have to manufacture some items. ' On top of that, it might help if the investigator has some knowledge of chemistry (clue).
Most commands are of the verb followed by noun form. Ominously, you are warned that once the alarm goes off you have only 20 minutes before you are caught. As there are an overall 500 moves to complete your mission of mercy. a map would obviously help. The game starts out from a deserted market square.